Paks, Hungary orders 10 electric Solaris buses

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The city of Paks, located in the central part of Hungary, has ordered 10 zero-emission electric buses from Solaris: six Solaris Urbino 12 electric vehicles and four 8.9-meter electric buses with five stationary chargers.

Alstom and MOL to explore use of hydrogen technologies for rail transport in Hungary

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Alstom and MOL, Hungary’s leading oil and gas company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to structure cooperation in examining the use of hydrogen technology in rail transportation. As part of its National Hydrogen Strategy, Hungary has been investigating the feasibility of introducing hydrogen technology to rail transportation.

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Tesla launches its electric cars in Hungary and Romania

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Tesla is starting to further expand in eastern central Europe by making its electric cars available to order in Hungary and Romania. more… The post Tesla launches its electric cars in Hungary and Romania appeared first on Electrek.

Toray, LG Chem to establish battery separator film joint venture in Hungary

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Toray Industries and LG Chem have agreed to form a battery separator film joint venture in Hungary. LG Chem will invest US$375 million (around ¥43 billion) in Toray Industries Hungary Kft. THU), a 100% subsidiary of Toray engaged in manufacture and sales of battery separator film, which would then establish LG Toray Hungary Battery Separator Kft.

SK Innovation to build a third European battery plant in Hungary; $2.29B by 2028, 30 GWh

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SK Innovation will initially invest US$1.148 billion in SK Battery Hungary (SKBH) to build its third European factory in Iváncsa, Hungary, with a production capacity of 30 GWh per year. SK’s first and second European plants are also located in Hungary (Komárom); the expected third plant will be the largest. SK Innovation’s 1st EV battery plant in Europe is located at Komarom, Hungary.

Schaeffler opens new dedicated e-mobility plant in Hungary; expects €2-3B in annual e-mobility orders from 2022 on

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Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has opened a new production facility at its Szombathely location in the west of Hungary. Construction work on Szombathely II, the Schaeffler Group’s second plant in western Hungary, started in 2020.

European Commission opens investigation into proposed public support for Samsung SDI battery plant in Hungary

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The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Hungary's plans to grant €108 million of public support to Samsung SDI for investing in the expansion of its battery cell production facility in Göd (Hungary) is in line with EU rules on regional State aid. In 2018, Hungary notified the Commission of its plans to grant €108 million of public support for the project.

UQM Technologies powers first all-electric mini bus in Hungary

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in Hungary. UQM Technologies Inc. continues to broaden its global customer base, with a UQM PowerPhase electric motor and controller systems being used to power an all-electric mini bus built by Inter Tan-ker Ltd. This is the first all-electric mini bus to be approved for use by the Hungarian National Transport Authority. The Inter Tan-ker mini bus, equipped with the PowerPhase HD Select 150 drive system, has a reported range of nearly 300 kilometers (185 miles).

Samsung SDI completes EV battery plant construction in Hungary; global production tripod

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Samsung SDI has completed construction of its electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in Hungary. Through construction of the Hungary plant, Samsung SDI sets up a global electric vehicle batteries production tripod with plants in Ulsan, South Korea and Xian, China. State-of-the-art technology of Samsung SDI will be applied to batteries to be made in this plant in Hungary.

GS Yuasa to set up SLI lithium-ion battery plant in Hungary

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GS Yuasa Corporation will establish a manufacturing subsidiary company, GS Yuasa Hungary Ltd. in Hungary and build a new plant for lithium-ion batteries. Lithium-ion batteries will be assembled in a new plant with lithium-ion cells made in Japan. These batteries will be used for SLI (Starting, Lighting, and Ignition) applications which are expected to be expanded in the European market. GS Yuasa will also consider manufacturing lithium-ion cells in this plant in future.

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Kia EV6 Crashes, Bursts Into Flames In Budapest, Hungary

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The EV6 appears to have been driven into a concrete barrier and the impact caused the vehicle to catch fire

Samsung SDI building Li-ion battery plant in Hungary; global triangular production structure

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Samsung SDI has decided to use Hungary as its Li-ion battery production base in Europe. The new facility in Hungary will enable Samsung SDI to establish a global triangular production structure along with existing plants in Ulsan, Korea and Xian, China. The company initially built the plant in Hungary in 2001 to manufacture cathode ray tubes (CRTs) and remodeled it for PDP production several years thereafter.

Jaguar I-Pace Catches Fire While Charging In Hungary

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This comes less than a month after a very similar incident in Oregon

Mercedes-Benz Cars invests €1B in new “Full-Flex” car plant in Hungary; Factory 56 applied to full plant

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Mercedes-Benz Cars is starting construction of its first “Full-Flex Plant“ in Kecskemét, Hungary, about 90 km in the south of Budapest. With an investment of one billion euros, we are building in Hungary the first ‘Full-Flex Plant’ in the global production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars. Overall, the company is investing €1 billion in the new car plant and creating more than 2,500 jobs.

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Audi building geothermal plant for factory in Gy?r, Hungary; 60% of total heat requirements

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Audi is building a geothermal plant in Pér, close to the Audi Hungaria factory in Gy?r. After going into operation in just over a year, it will supply the company with at least 82,000 megawatt hours of geothermal energy per year and will cover about 60% of total heat requirements. For the project, Audi Hungaria Motor Kft. signed a long-term contract on the supply of heat energy with the Hungarian company “DDEnergy.”

2021 Mercedes-Benz EQB – Electricity Flows

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The rest of the world will get their EQBs from Kecskemét, Hungary. The EQB will be the first pure EV made in Hungary. Mercedes-Benz’s 2021 EQB is its third all-electric launch this year, along with the EQA 250 and EQS. The EQB will be produced for the local market in Beijing.

Tesla Configurator Goes Live In Romania And Hungary

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The third party sale of Tesla vehicles in these countries was ceased because they can now be officially ordered

Put the EV in the garage: Solar driveways could power entire households

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Now a Hungary-based company is bringing these two technologies even closer together with solar driveways. Electric cars and solar power are a perfect combination. Charging an electric car from a solar array reduces its overall carbon footprint.

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Toyocolor to supply SK Innovation with Lioaccum conductive CNT dispersions for Li-ion cathodes

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At present, Toyocolor is providing SK Innovation with Lioaccum dispersions produced at the Group company LioChem in Conyers, Georgia with supply to commence from Toyo Ink Hungary in Pest, Hungary to SK Innovation’s European plants, in the first quarter of 2022. Toyocolor Co.,

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Refineries in the Americas produce a greater share of gasoline per barrel of crude oil than refineries in other world regions

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OECD Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Switzerland; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom.

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Tesla free Supercharging extended to areas affected by Ukraine invasion

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Select Tesla Superchargers in parts of Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary will be free of use as part of the EV maker’s efforts to help people currently being affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “Charge for free in parts of Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary.

Benchmark Minerals: Europe’s EV gigafactory capacity pipeline to grow 6-fold to 789.2 GWh to 2030

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Samsung SDI (Hungary): 20 GWh. SK Innovation (Hungary): 7.5 Europe has become the fastest growing region for new electric vehicle (EV) lithium-ion battery capacity outside of China, according to Benchmark Minerals.

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Solaris to deliver another 48 trolleybuses to Budapest

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Solaris buses and trolleybuses have been present in Hungary since 2002. A consortium comprising Solaris Bus & Coach and Škoda Electric will deliver 48 more Trollino trolleybuses to Budapest.

Electric cars too small? Drive two!

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Tags: Electric cars Hybrid cars Antro electric Hungary hybrid Solo two

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Audi Hungaria starts operation of Europe’s biggest solar roof installation

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r in Hungary is engaged in decarbonization by means of three mechanisms. Audi Hungaria is the biggest user of industrial geothermal energy in Hungary. Audi Hungaria, in cooperation with E.ON Hungaria, officially started operation of Europe’s biggest photovoltaic roof installation.

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BYD delivers 246 electric buses to Keolis Nederland

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An extremely efficient production process of the eBuses was achieved by an integrated approach throughout the BYD supply chain and its various manufacturing sites, including the BYD Hungary eBus production facility.

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Tesla free Supercharging program extended to all stations across Poland and Slovakia

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Back then, Tesla noted that its free Supercharging services would start on four sites across Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary. As gas prices across the globe continue to rise, Tesla has extended its free Supercharging program for customers who are currently affected by the situation in Ukraine.

SK Innovation to spin off battery business and E&P business

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Currently, the company holds an annual battery production capacity of 40GWh, produced in various countries, including South Korea, the United States, China, Hungary.

Rolls-Royce to power Vertical Aerospace’s all-electric eVTOL UAM aircraft

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Around 150 Rolls-Royce engineers based in countries including Hungary, Germany, US and the UK will work with the Vertical Aerospace team on developing the aircraft which is aiming to be one of the world’s first certified eVTOLs.

VERBIO launches first cellulosic RNG plant in the USA

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The Group has approximately 900 employees at its locations in Germany, India, the USA, Canada, Poland, and Hungary. VERBIO recently officially launched the first cellulosic RNG plant in the US.

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Nobina selects 13 BYD eBus electric buses for far-north operation

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Manufactured at BYD’s production facility in Komárom, Hungary, Nobina’s latest order has been specified with optional luggage racks.

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First international safety standard for Level 4 automated driving systems has been published

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The group included experts from Japan, USA, Canada, Australia, South Korea, China, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Hungary and the UK. An international group of experts led by WMG, University of Warwick working together as a part of an ISO technical committee, has published the first international (ISO) safety standard for Level 4 automated driving systems, taking them a step further towards being more widely available.

Roskill: surge in electrodeposited copper foil projects to meet projected EV demand

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Iljin is investing in new plants in Malaysia and Hungary, while Solus is rolling out new capacity in Hungary and the United States (in partnership with scrap supplier Toyota Tsusho). The first half of 2021 has seen a tidal wave of announcements of new electrodeposited copper foil mill projects, as well as second- and third-phase expansions at existing mills, according to market consultancy Roskill.

Hyundai Motorsport begins testing with Veloster N ETCR electric racer

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The days in Hungary were only the start of an extensive testing program for the coming months. Hyundai Motorsport has completed the first on-track running with the new Veloster N ETCR, the company’s first electric race car project. Unveiled earlier this month at IAA in Frankfurt, the Veloster N ETCR is the first electric racing car to be built by Hyundai Motorsport. The mid-mounted motor and rear-wheel-drive layout are also firsts for the Alzenau, Germany based team.

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Stellantis partner Samsung SDI teases new EV battery factory in the United States

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Currently, the company operates battery manufacturing plants in Korea, Hungary, China, and Malaysia. Samsung SDI plans to add a second plant in Hungary and ramp production capacity in Malaysia.

Nissan has more than 550 electric taxis on European roads

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Hungary. based in Budapest, has purchased 65 Nissan LEAFs in a bid to become Hungary’s largest zero-emission fleet. With more than 550 electric taxis on European roads, Nissan is now Europe’s best-selling manufacturer of 100% electric taxis. During 2015, more than 100 electric vehicles were delivered to taxi companies across Europe.

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Samsung Hungarian battery plant to open in 2018, perhaps for BMW electric cars?

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One of the major players is Korean firm Samsung SDI, which is reportedly planning to open a new battery plant in Hungary. Anticipated increases in electric-car production in 2018 and later now have battery suppliers scrambling to add manufacturing capacity. However, it is unclear which electric cars the new plant's lithium-ion cells are intended. Europe Manufacturing Batteries plug-in cars Samsung

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Benchmark: Li-ion battery pipeline could exceed 6 TWh by end of decade

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In March China’s EVE Energy announced plans to set up its first European battery plant with an estimated capacity of 30 GWh in Debrecen, Hungary. Global lithium ion production capacity could reach over 6,000 GWh (6 TWh) by the end of the decade based on current plans, as companies accelerate gigafactory construction in Europe and the US, according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence.

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Audi trials new digital sealing process at Gy?r paint shop

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r, Hungary, Audi is testing a new method of body sealing. At its paint shop in Gy?r, Before a car is given its paint finish, a paste-like sealing material is applied to areas such as the weld seams. This improves vehicle acoustics, guards against corrosion and seals off the interior. The new method grants complete freedom in determining the thickness and width of material to be applied. This makes it possible to apply the sealing material more quickly and with supreme precision.

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BMW outlines iFACTORY production strategy; transformation to e-mobility; Plant Debrecen first CO2-free plant

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The BMW iFACTORY is not a one-off showpiece but an approach we will implement at all our plants in the future —from our 100-year-old home plant in Munich to our forthcoming plant in Debrecen, Hungary.

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BMW investing €400M in new vehicle assembly at Munich plant as part of shift to electromobility; engine production being concentrated at Steyr and Hams Hall

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It will ramp up for the first time at our future plant in Debrecen, Hungary, before being rolled out across our global production network in stages. The BMW Group is speeding up the shift towards electromobility and strengthening its global network for production of electrified vehicles.

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Audi Brussels to produce exclusively e-tron quattro SUV, battery packs; A1 production moving to Spain

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The Audi Q3, currently produced in Spain, will be built in Győr (Hungary) in the future. The site in Hungary already produces four Audi models: the Audi A3 Sedan, the Audi A3 Cabriolet, the Audi TT and the Audi TT Roadster. As of 2018, Audi Brussels will produce exclusively the commercial version of Audi’s e-tron quattro battery-electric SUV ( earlier post ). The plant will also produce its own battery packs.

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Volkswagen continues to optimize its EA888 workhorse engine; fourth evolution in 2022 Golf GTI and R

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Built in Gyor, Hungary, these turbocharged and direct-injected EA888 Evo4 variants displace 2.0 Volkswagen has continued to evolve its small displacement turbocharging technology with each new engine generation.

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